How Well Do You Know About Boxer Mike Tyson

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  • 1. 

    Which was the first professional fighter to beat Mike Tyson?

    • A.

      Mitch Blood Green

    • B.

      Razor Ruddock

    • C.

      Evander Holyfield

    • D.

      Buster Douglas

    Correct Answer
    D. Buster Douglas
    Explanation
    Buster Douglas was the first professional fighter to beat Mike Tyson. In their fight on February 11, 1990, Douglas shocked the boxing world by knocking out Tyson in the 10th round. This victory is considered one of the biggest upsets in boxing history, as Tyson was the reigning heavyweight champion and had an undefeated record at the time. Douglas' win propelled him to stardom and forever cemented his place in boxing history.

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  • 2. 

    In what round did Mike Tyson knock out Michael Spinks in 1988?

    • A.

      Third Round

    • B.

      First Round

    • C.

      Fifth Round

    • D.

      Tenth Round

    Correct Answer
    B. First Round
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson knocked out Michael Spinks in the first round in 1988. This suggests that Tyson was able to deliver a powerful and decisive blow early on in the match, catching Spinks off guard and ending the fight quickly. Tyson's reputation as a formidable boxer is further reinforced by this result, as it demonstrates his ability to swiftly overpower his opponents.

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  • 3. 

    Which fighter was the first to finish a fight with Mike Tyson?

    • A.

      James Tillis

    • B.

      Hector Mercedes

    • C.

      Mitch Green

    • D.

      Sammy Scaff

    Correct Answer
    A. James Tillis
    Explanation
    James Tillis was the first fighter to finish a fight with Mike Tyson. This means that Tillis was able to complete the entire fight against Tyson without being knocked out or giving up. The other options, Hector Mercedes, Mitch Green, and Sammy Scaff, did not finish their fights with Tyson, indicating that they were either knocked out or gave up before the fight was completed.

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  • 4. 

    In what city did Mike Tyson lose his title to Buster Douglas?

    • A.

      Tokyo

    • B.

      Singapore

    • C.

      Atlantic City

    • D.

      Las Vegas

    Correct Answer
    A. Tokyo
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson lost his title to Buster Douglas in Tokyo.

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  • 5. 

    What round was Mike Tyson disqualified in for biting Holyfield's ear?

    • A.

      10th

    • B.

      7th

    • C.

      1st

    • D.

      3rd

    Correct Answer
    D. 3rd
    Explanation
    In the third round of the fight between Mike Tyson and Holyfield, Tyson was disqualified for biting Holyfield's ear. This incident, which occurred in 1997, is one of the most infamous moments in boxing history. Tyson's actions were seen as a violation of the rules and sportsmanship, leading to his disqualification from the match.

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  • 6. 

    What is Mike Tyson's middle name?

    • A.

      George

    • B.

      Cus

    • C.

      Gerard

    • D.

      Bobby

    Correct Answer
    C. Gerard
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson's middle name is Gerard.

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  • 7. 

    What was Mike Tyson's record at the end of his first pro-boxing year?

    • A.

      15 Wins 3 Losses

    • B.

      15 Wins 0 Losses

    • C.

      5 Wins 1 Loss

    • D.

      3 Wins 0 Losses

    Correct Answer
    B. 15 Wins 0 Losses
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson's record at the end of his first pro-boxing year was 15 Wins and 0 Losses. This means that he won all 15 of his matches and did not suffer any defeats during that time.

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  • 8. 

    Who did Mike Tyson defeat to win his first WBC heavyweight title?

    • A.

      Larry Holmes

    • B.

      Michael Spinks

    • C.

      James "Buster" Douglas

    • D.

      Trevor Berbick

    Correct Answer
    D. Trevor Berbick
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson defeated Trevor Berbick to win his first WBC heavyweight title.

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  • 9. 

    Who did Mike Tyson defeat in 1987 to win the WBA title?

    • A.

      Henry Tillman

    • B.

      Evander Holyfield

    • C.

      James "Bonecrusher" Smith

    • D.

      Frank Bruno

    Correct Answer
    C. James "Bonecrusher" Smith
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson defeated James "Bonecrusher" Smith in 1987 to win the WBA title.

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  • 10. 

    What was Mike Tyson arrested for in 1979?

    • A.

      Illegal Gambling

    • B.

      Bank Robbery

    • C.

      Stealing A Purse

    • D.

      Mail Fraud

    Correct Answer
    C. Stealing A Purse
    Explanation
    In 1979, Mike Tyson was arrested for stealing a purse. This means that he unlawfully took someone else's purse without their permission or consent. The act of stealing a purse is considered a criminal offense as it involves theft and violation of someone's property rights.

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  • 11. 

    In what round did James "Buster" Douglas knock out and defeat Mike Tyson?

    • A.

      5th Round

    • B.

      12th Round

    • C.

      1st Round

    • D.

      10th Round

    Correct Answer
    D. 10th Round
    Explanation
    James "Buster" Douglas knocked out and defeated Mike Tyson in the 10th round. This means that the knockout occurred during the 10th round of their fight.

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  • 12. 

    The first Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield fight was sponsored by which beer?

    • A.

      St. Ides Gold

    • B.

      Budweiser

    • C.

      Michelob Light

    • D.

      Schlitz Malt Liquor

    Correct Answer
    A. St. Ides Gold
    Explanation
    The first Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield fight was sponsored by St. Ides Gold.

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  • 13. 

    Who was Mike Tyson's first professional opponent?

    • A.

      Lorenzo Canaday

    • B.

      Hector Mercedes

    • C.

      Jesse Furguson

    • D.

      Nate Tubbs

    Correct Answer
    B. Hector Mercedes
    Explanation
    Hector Mercedes was Mike Tyson's first professional opponent.

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  • 14. 

    Who bought boxer Mike Tyson's Connecticut estate?

    • A.

      Kelly Clarkson

    • B.

      Josh Groban

    • C.

      Sean Combs

    • D.

      50 Cent

    Correct Answer
    D. 50 Cent
    Explanation
    50 Cent bought boxer Mike Tyson's Connecticut estate.

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  • 15. 

    What actress was boxer Mike Tyson once married to?

    • A.

      Robin Givens

    • B.

      Marla Gibbs

    • C.

      Lisa Bonet

    • D.

      Halle Berry

    Correct Answer
    A. Robin Givens
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson was once married to actress Robin Givens.

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  • 16. 

    How long was the sentence Mike Tyson received for his rape conviction in 1992?

    • A.

      Ten Years

    • B.

      Twenty-Five Years

    • C.

      Thirty Years

    • D.

      Six Years

    Correct Answer
    D. Six Years
    Explanation
    Mike Tyson received a six-year sentence for his rape conviction in 1992.

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